An Executive Assistant earns an average salary of C$52,241 per year.

C$38,215 - C$68,538
C$38K
C$52K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$52,416
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C$14.99 - C$30.03
C$15
C$21
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MEDIAN: C$20.57
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Salary
C$38,215 - C$68,538  
   
Bonus
C$517 - C$7,748  
Profit Sharing
C$968 - C$7,400  
Commission
C$5,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$36,476 - C$69,274  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,677
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.99 - C$30.03  
   
Overtime
C$14.90 - C$45.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$517 - C$7,748  
   
Commission
C$5,500  
Profit Sharing
C$968 - C$7,400  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$36,476 - C$69,274  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 534

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 1,154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 1,081 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 1,126 salaries. An Executive Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 628 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,911

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Executive Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

Executive Assistant in Calgary:
"Working as executive assistant is Fulfilling."
Pros: Team building for a task and successful completion of the task.
Cons: Nothing much just that working with different people you have to be prepared for any human misbehavior at all times.

Executive Assistant in Mississauga:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: My managers and bosses are very accommodating. They are up-beat and don't spend much time focusing on an error, they focus on how we can fix the error. They lift the employees up instead of tear them down.
Cons: We are a small company and are, at times, over-worked. The office atmosphere can get a little gloomy and depressing at times.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
"Great."
Pros: Being challenged on a day to day. The fast pace work environment. Calendaring and arranging travel. Being relied upon and being able to support a great executive team.
Cons: When many high priority tasks come in at once, it can be difficult to manage and/or stressful.

Executive Assistant in Whitby:
"Great Position."
Pros: There is a lot a flexibility in my work. I am involved in many aspects of the office. I am privy to management issues and corporate initiatives before the general office. I am involved with the entire management team of our office on a regular basis. Involved in making some decisions due to my tenure and experience.
Cons: No much recognition, I feel I am underpaid and no raise in the last 6 years.

Executive Assistant in Ottawa:
"Work-Life Balance."
Pros: I like the flexibility that may job allows as well as how my company's values and complement many of my own.
Cons: It can be challenging to hold a position that requires the constant shifting of priorities.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
"Do What You Do"
Pros: This job is perfect for growth. I am given a lot of responsibility and leeway. I have the opportunity to research new things and the experience is invaluable.
Cons: The job can be very boring, and the office isn't great. But it's great to have a job, and everyone has to start at the bottom.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
Pros: I really enjoy my job everyday is different and it present many challenges that I love to solve. It is also a very rewarding place to work!
Cons: Work could become monotonous.

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Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 535 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲15%

▲8%

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National Average
C$52,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries




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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
C$52,000




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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 535 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%
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